Skip to main content

About this Show

ABC7 News 600PM

News News/Business. New. (CC)

NETWORK
ABC

DURATION
00:30:00

RATING

SCANNED IN
San Francisco, CA, USA

SOURCE
Comcast Cable

TUNER
Channel 74 (525 MHz)

VIDEO CODEC
mpeg2video

AUDIO CODEC
ac3

PIXEL WIDTH
1280

PIXEL HEIGHT
720

TOPIC FREQUENCY

San Francisco 9, Cal 6, Falcons 6, Atlanta 5, Oakland 5, Rosa 4, U.s. 4, San Jose 4, Shane Vereen 3, Us 3, Livermore 3, Antioch 2, Geico 2, Ravens 2, Napa 2, Leigh Glaser 2, Mike Shumann 2, Patriots 2, Niners 2, Redwood City 2,
Borrow a DVD
of this show
  ABC    ABC7 News 600PM    News  News/Business. New. (CC)  

    January 13, 2013
    6:00 - 6:30pm PST  

6:00pm
recollection -- risk when the temperatures drop. and. >> this view from a caltrans traffic camera shows interstate 80 in truckee this afternoon. there are no chain restrictions on either 80 or highway 50 in the sierra. thieves are targeting apartment buildings in order to get to your mail and one building has been sit several times. sergio quinn tan in is live with the story. >> am ma, apparently culprits got into an apartment building in this neighbor twice last week. tonight, federal investigator has been assigned to the case, and residents and managers of the building are hoping that video surveillance of the break-in might help catch the robbers. from two different angle surveillance cameras got images of the crime in progress.
6:01pm
two men worked together on the break-in. the mail boxes were pried open and the thieves made off with bags of mail, including some packages. some residents are worried that documents like w2s could have been dispean may be used to steal their identities. a spokesman for the landlord says they're having to deal to getting mail to residents after damage the mail boxes. >> haven't changed the locks on the box, and the only ones can could that. so the presidents of the building have to personally take the mail and distribute it to tenants. >> kind of mail sorter by proxy. >> clearly there are marks on the mail boxes from the break-in, now, mail theft is a federal crime, and according to the u.s. postal inspector's office, an investigator has been assigned, and they are hoping that anyone who happens to recognize the two men in that
6:02pm
video will call san francisco police, or the u.s. postal inspector's office so they can make an arrest. reporting live, sergio quintana. >> ama: a 25-year-old marin city man has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her san francisco apartment. he was taken into custody last night. he forced his way into the victim's' as she was going in. officers believe during a subsequent robbery jones raped the woman. jones was found hide neglect backyard of the home. >> an oakland official says the city has lost control of the streets and believes its time to declare a state of emergency. those words from vice mayor larry reed in the wake of a bloody period on friday. four people were killed, including a teenage boy. police say the shootings are a result of gang shootings. the declaration would give the city funds from the state. police were busy during last night's 49ers playoff game
6:03pm
against the packers. 92 people were rejected from the game, another 25 were arrested for public back indication. ofs also arrested two other people on suspicion of auto burglary. another 62 people had to be look at by medical staff at the stadium. police did not provide details of their injuries. the niners play the atlanta falcons next week in atlanta. >> hockey fans celebrated after the san jose sharks began training camp. folks cheered as the men in black took center ice. the players returned to work after team owners and the union agreed on a contract that some people have high hopes for san jose. >> hopefully ready to go all the way. waiting for a while for that. >> the sharks play their first home game january 24th and you can hear from the players in sports with mike shumann. >> residents of the mountain view mobile home park escaped
6:04pm
injury from an early morning fire. fire crews got a call from the sahara village mobile home park. firefighters found one unit fully involved in flames. the man inside got out safely. the unit was destroyed. >> complaints of eye and throat irritation brought out san jose's hazmat crew to the hilton hotel. 13 guests and staff members were treated. the problem was on the hotel's 18th floor. the odor went away on its own. >> still to come on abc7 news at 6:00, an outage at a very bad time. the bay area senior center that has been without hot water for days. >> a popular piece pizza place hit with major fine. >> the oscar battle
6:05pm
6:06pm
6:07pm
a popular pete a restaurant in san francisco has been hit for a fine with knopp compliance with the universal health law. paxti's chicago pizza will pay $320,000 in a settlement. the money provide health care
6:08pm
benefits for their current and former employees. the city puts a 4% surcharge on customers checks. the restaurant did not use the money collected for its stated purpose. >> president barack obama will be sworn into his second term in office a week from tomorrow. he is wasting no time working on big legislation which could define this presidency. working with house democrats on a massive overhaul to the u.s. immigration system. it would allow the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country to pursue citizenship. after months of dropping gas prices are on the rise again. the average price of a gallon of gasoline has gone up one cent in the last week. the national average is now 3.30 a physical. in the bay area, gas is selling for an average of 3.6 a gallon. >> this weekend's cold snap is turning into big business for some. and how long will the cold weather stick around?
6:09pm
meteorologist leigh glaser has the forecast. >> mike: the 49ers face the falcons in atlanta next sunday, and shane vereen with a game of his life against the
6:10pm
6:11pm
6:12pm
>> residents of a senior housing billing claim they have been without hot water since a week ago thursday. the problem is that town park towers, a 212 unit apartment in son jose for low income seniors. >> i took a shower last night and half of the time ai cold water. it's not hot water, it's cold water. so the cold water start right away and i was shaking. >> just don't care. we're old people. who cares about us. >> something is bren? >> ama: in a statement e-mailed to us management says a temporary replacement boiler system was installed on friday and that was the only day the entire building was without hot water. they do say hot water had previously been running low during peak times. >> it is cold out, and tonight temperatures are still expected
6:13pm
to dip below freezing throughout the bay area, at news reporter tomas roman reports the cold weather is good news for some. >> colder than normal. >> charles says he is working harder this january than he has in the past five years. >> receiving about from six to 12 a day, six we can generally help out in a couple days. but 12? that's impossible. >> he answered a call from tasha in the afternoon. she has been desperate to get heat in this house for a while. >> oh-gosh. several weeks. just tried to ignore it. and put in a little portable heater, but it can't work in conditions like that. i don't know how eskimos live but i can't do it. >> price inspected her furnace and found with some taps and adjustments helped to get the teeter turned back on. price says it's calls like this that come in all month long.
6:14pm
>> seems like january has been one of the worst months out of the years. >> all over the bay area, temperatures have dropped into the 20s overnight. nurseries are covering their more frost vulnerable plants and by lake merritt, casual walk i accompanied by layers of clothing. hundreds of pantsless people rode into san francisco to get a picture taken in front of city hall. it's no pants on b.a.r.t. or muni day. >> because it's fun, normally. with all this cold weather, though. still going to be fun. >> with all these heaters on at night, people are advised to make sure they have a functioning carbon monoxide detector installed. >> for the latest on our weather, let's get to leigh glaser. >> leigh: looks like we just have a few more morning to get through, temperatures hovering at or before the freezing mark and then temperatures moderate. live doppler 7hd showing you clear sky. the clouds out there, well to the north of us, and clouds just
6:15pm
off the coast and it will be clear overnight this evening. it was cold this morning, wasn't it? here's a look at some temperatures, from this morning. 24, santa rosa. 38, san francisco, oakland, 35. 25 degrees this morning in livermore. 28 in redwood city. san jose, 26 degrees, and that sets a new record. now, tomorrow morning, temperatures will be much like this morning. maybe a degree or two. warmer, maybe a degree or two colder. but you can see that once again, well below freezing in many locations, accept -- santa rosa, 25. 32, oakland. 40 for redwood city, and 28 for san jose. beyond that, by tuesday morning, temperatures start to moderate a little bit. check out san francisco overnight low of 41 anticipated. 28 for livermore, and redwood city will actually manage before the freezings mark at 35 degrees. this slight warming overnight,
6:16pm
and also during the day, will coin through wednesday, thursday, friday. already 39 degrees right now. and it's 46 in san francisco, 41 concord, livermore, 41, san jose, los gatos, half moon bay, low 40s this hour, too. freezing temperatures overnight, cool morning, through mid-week, and then this whole work week will be dry and will gradually warm each day, especially the latter part of the work week. i want to check on those freeze warnings again for you for the entire bay area. you can see the dark shaded purple here, north bay, east bay interior valley, the bay shore line, that was included for overnight tonight and tomorrow as well as the santa clara valley. expect temperatures mid-20s to low 30s. your pipes, pets, and your plants, protect them. the only area that is light on the map for a frost advisory is san francisco, temperatures there low to mid-30s.
6:17pm
in fact here's the forecasted lows. north bay, mid-20s. for santa rosa, napa, east bay, antioch, 29. 32, oakland. 36, san francisco. 28, san jose. so that bubble of cold air that has been sitting over the bay area will start to shift towards the east as high pressure starts to build in, and it will do so monday, tuesday, wednesday, with the cold air moves to the east and we actually will enjoy a warming trend, especially the end of the week as temperatures climb back up into the mid-60s. tomorrow, all be in the 50s. 53 santa rosa, 52, napa. san rafael, 52. 5, san francisco. mid-to-upper 40s for antioch, livermore. gilroy, sunshine. and santa cruz, 52. the seven-day forecast, gal gradual warming, overnight during the day, by thursday, friday, saturday, temperatures climbing back up into the mid-to-low 60s. but lots and lots of sunshine and clear sky.
6:18pm
really looks dry for the next seven days. this is one of those rare times when the bay area's forecast coincides with what people in the other parts of the country experience during the winter. our microclimate makes this one of the few places in the world with vastly different types of weather events, microclimbs are among the phenomenon that abc7 news weather team and i are exploring, and it's playing this weekend. during the news special, inside bay area weather, stay tuned. it's coming up at 6:30 tonight. >> just minutes from now. thank you so much, leigh. mike shumann is here with sports, and we're getting things cleared up in the nfl. >> here down to -- we're down the final four. 49ers travel to atlanta to take on the falcons who blew a lead to the seahawks but it came down the wire. matt ryan is on a mission. former cal bear, tony gonzalez in the end zone. 10-0 falcons. second quarter, matty ice they call him.
6:19pm
47-yard heave. 20-0 at the half. ryan through for 250 yards and three touchdowns. 2:00 left in the third. the shovel pass to snelling. falcons up 20. game over, right? wrong. seahawks scored 20 unanswered points, led by rookie russell wilson. 34 seconds remaining, oakland made native marshawn lynch gets the lead, but blende of time for matty ice. a deep pass, putting them in field goal range, the kicker, with the win. he misses, but pete carroll called a time out to freeze the kicker. brian gets one more chance and it's right down the middle. 489ers and falcons in atlanta for the nfc title. 30-28 your final. >> it's difficult to win at this time of the year because you're playing against the best teams in the nfl and with that in mind, if you have an
6:20pm
opportunity, with time still on the clock you feel like you can get it done. >> a quarterback, those guys, ladies, is a special player. he did a great job there on that last drive. >> afc, patriots and texans in new england and we have a rematch of the title game last year between the ravens and patriots. former cal running back, shane vereen, one yard touch. second quarter, pass to rer veep, walks in. but the texans abc. foster, his only t.d. of the game, it's 17-13 at the half. brady and company counter with 14 in the third. brady threw for 344 yards and three t.d.es. this one tobroken don lloyd for the play and player of the graham. shane vereen, great throw by brady, even better catch by
6:21pm
vereen. first patriot to score three t.d.s in a playoff game. the patriots get the ravens for the second straight year. >> better late than never. the nhl lockout officially ended yesterday, and the teams wasted no time getting back to work at training camp opened today. this afternoon, players practice in front of a packed house on sharks ice, giving the fans a salute to thank them for their patience. then it was back to work. the boys in teal have only seven days to prepare for the season opener in calgary. the first time the entire team has been together since the playoff and it and they're excited to be back. >> get can back to town, knowing that everybody is here. feeling so scattered here over the lockout. definitely a good feeling. >> guys know what to expect. today was a good start. be ready.
6:22pm
>> big game hoops. stanford put their 81-game win streak against con friday opponents on the line against seventh ranked cal at maples pavilion. cal the last pac-12 team to beat stanford in 2009. chiney ogwumike led. cal is too much. 14 points liles, for assists from 3-point land. bears up at the half, and boyd led all players. cal ends stanford trz streak with the victory. >> tennis' first major of the year, he australian open began today, vaccine is in -- venus started off. had 21 winners. moves on, 61-6-0, and maria sharapova also winner in straight sets. >> warriors and denver underway. we'll tee it up later from hawai'i. see you then. should be an interesting game for the niners, have to hit the
6:23pm
road and face the falcons. >> thank you. bay area fans are showing off their playoff pride. check out this dog. ready for the game in his little niners hat and these cute kids are ready to cheer for their home team. your niner fans -- sendous photos and we'll be posting them. we just might show yours on the air. there's a battle of oscar nominees at the box office. so if you have a flat tire,
6:24pm
dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance.
6:25pm
6:26pm
>> join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. we'll look at the high-tech plan being considered in kenya that could cut elephant poaching by 90%. at 11:00 here on abc7, the growing controversy over guns in the u.s. tonight as a gun show wraps up in daly city, we talk to lawmakers about the issue. all at 9:00 and 11:00. >> zero dark thirty took over the box office this weekend. >> the hard stuff? a killer. >> the osama bin laden raid drama took first place, earning $24 million in its first weekend in wide release. the film, which opened in a limited round last month. earned five oscar nominations,
6:27pm
including best picture, a haunted house was in second place. gangster squad opened in third place. jang -- django unchanged and less miserables wrapped up the box office top. captioned by closed captioning services inc. i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain,
6:28pm
multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter.
6:29pm
weather to me is something that affects everybody daily routine. >> weather creates life. without weather we wouldn't have life. weather is a passion. >> it's always changing and there is always something to talk about. which is why i love the bay area weather. >> it's unpredictable. ♪ ♪ >> microclimates, severe weather and changing patterns and unseasonable storms. go behind the scenes with our experienced weather team and learn what makes the bay area'ss weather s unique. abc news presents inside bay area weather. ♪ note noted. >> sandhya patel, meteoro